Students will explore the life cycle of a print job while applying industry standard design software tools, such as InDesign and Acrobat Professional. Terminology of the printing process, as well as identifying classifications of paper, printing methods, and sourcing suppliers, are emphasized to help students understand layout and design strategies. Through practical assignments and a tour of a local print shop, students will learn to create, check, and export designs to PDF for examination inside Acrobat Professional and to print successfully.
Course code: VCDP 1251
Length: 56 hours
PrerequisitesStudents must be enrolled in the Visual Communications Design Diploma with a minimum GPA of 2.0 (60%)
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.